Definition of Zollverein:

part of speech: noun

The German commercial or customs union, founded about the year 1818, and afterwards greatly extended through the example and efforts of the government of Prussia. Its principal object was the establishment of a uniform rate of customs duties throughout the various states joining the union. The territories of the Zollverein now coincide with those of the new German Empire ( with the notable exceptions of Hamburg and Bremen), and include Luxemburg.

part of speech: noun

The German customs union, formed in 1827 and gradually extended, with the aim of establishing uniform rates.

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